|The third excerpt represents the element of Water. It speaks of pure spiritual influences and feelings of love, and is drawn from Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar by Edgar Rice Burroughs:
search or await her than the very spot which his broken
recollections seemed to assign to her? It was worth
trying. Tarzan slipped the thong of the empty pouch
over his shoulder and started off through the trees in
the direction of the plain.
At the outskirts of the forest he met the Arabs
returning in search of Achmet Zek. Hiding, he let them
pass, and then resumed his way toward the charred ruins
of the home he had been almost upon the point of
recalling to his memory.
His journey across the plain was interrupted by the
Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar
|The fourth excerpt represents the element of Earth. It speaks of physical influences and the impact of the unseen on the visible world, and is drawn from Moon-Face and Other Stories by Jack London:
experience, told me to be glass. I looked again, but could see positively
"White quartzose sand," Paul rattled off, "sodic carbonate, slaked lime,
cutlet, manganese peroxide--there you have it, the finest French plate glass,
made by the great St. Gobain Company, who made the finest plate glass in the
world, and this is the finest piece they ever made. It cost a king's ransom.
But look at it I You can't see it. You don't know it's there till you run your
head against it.
"Eh, old boy! That's merely an object-lesson--certain elements, in themselves
opaque, yet so compounded as to give a resultant body which is transparent.
But that is a matter of inorganic chemistry, you say. Very true. But I dare to